Air Words: Writing for Broadcast News

ISBN: 9781559344371
Publisher: Mayfield Pub Co
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 1994-09
Number of pages: 212
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This broadcast newswriting workbook and guide provides practice and instruction. It immerses students in writing practice with realistic exercises and grounds students in the fundamentals with explanation and solid examples. It prepares students for the advances and changes that characterize the broadcast news industry today with discussion of current trends and technologies. The book includes: updated examples and exercises; coverage of current technologies such as computer-based writing and networked computer newsrooms; discussion of ethics and questions about privacy, intrusive news-gathering and sensationalism. There is also an explanation of the producer's role in coaching writers.

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